Great review of HARMONY on Agnes Films

March 7th, 2014

HARMONY is complete! It was a fun quick post-production process with producer and star Dawn Davis and the rest of our collaborators. We’re gearing up for a cast and crew screening later this month, and into a festival run. Dawn sent a screener out to Agnes Films for an early review – a website named in honor of one of the great living filmmakers, Agnes Varda – and you can read their very kind words and review here. There aren’t really any spoilers, just some of the most effusive writing on a performance by a cat that I’ve ever read.

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HARMONY production wrapped

November 21st, 2013

This past weekend I directed a short supernatural thriller, HARMONY starring the very talented Dawn Davis and Chris Kerson. Dawn’s a terrific actress and producer who is also way better at self-promotion than I am, as exhibited by this great blog she put together about the project:

http://harmonythemovie.tumblr.com

Check back for more behind the scenes photos and updates as we move through editing and screenings!

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Logan selected as one of “10 Female Filmmakers Ruling Indie Cinema” by xojane

July 18th, 2013

Check out this great article on xojane, curated by the brilliant April Wolfe. I’m incredibly honored to be included in this list of awesome female filmmakers!

You can read more of April’s wonderful writing on her blog.

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MAESA music video now online!

June 24th, 2013

The music video for MAESA’s “The Fall” that I directed is now online and viewable on YouTube. This was such an incredible collaboration and fun shoot – from jumping on a trampoline in front of a green screen, hiking to rock waterfalls, shooting underwater and using the Phantom Flex (1,000 frames per second…). Maesa is an incredible artist, musician and person.

Check out the video here –

You can hear more about Maesa at her website – www.maesamusic.com
And buy her songs here – www.maesa.bandcamp.com

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Directed/Edited victory video for change.org

May 24th, 2013

I spent this week with my good friend Kate over at change.org directing and editing a victory video for one of their campaigns.

Petitions started through change.org collected over 1.8 million signatures, culminating in the Boy Scouts of America voting to end a longtime ban on openly gay scouts. You can check out the video here –

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OPERATOR chosen as finalist for SFFS Hearst Screenwriting Grant

August 8th, 2012

Sharon and I are honored to be selected as finalists for the San Francisco Film Society’s Hearst Screenwriting Grant. SFFS is an incredible organization that supports great independent film. Check them out and spread the word – it’s a wonderful resource.

For more information about SFFS and to read about the finalists, click HERE.

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OPERATOR at the Sundance Creative Producing Summit

August 8th, 2012

I just got back from a great weekend at the Sundance Resort, representing our script OPERATOR at the Sundance Creative Producing Summit. It was an intensive weekend of meeting incredible people, from advisors to other fellows, and hearing about some amazing projects. I can’t wait to see them realized and on the screen.

I was so busy and in the moment that I forgot to take many pictures, but I couldn’t pass up this photo of a weird naked alien soap dispenser. Feel free to composite it into your next ’70s era Sci-Fi farce -

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OPERATOR debuts as part of the Sundance Screenplay Reading Series

May 19th, 2012

This Monday Sharon and I unleashed OPERATOR onto a packed audience at the Actor’s Gang theater in Culver City. We had an incredible cast who rocked the performance – we learned so much from working with the actors and hearing the terrific audience response.

Check out the IndieWire article HERE

And some photos of our kick-ass ensemble and incredibly supportive audience below!


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RECESSIVE in Australia and Korea

March 14th, 2012

RECESSIVE will be screening this month as part of the Melbourne Queer Film Festival. Click HERE for more info on the Australian screenings.

The film will also screen in Korea in April as part of the International Women’s Film Festival in Seoul. Links and info soon!

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OPERATOR supported by Alfred P. Sloan Foundation grant

January 25th, 2012

OPERATOR, my new feature screenplay co-written with the lovely Sharon Greene, has been given a grant through Sundance and the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation to promote research and development on the science and technology themes in the script.

Starting the project, Sharon and I were determined not to write anything “science-tastic” (you know what I mean. We’ve all seen it.), and this grant will go a long way in realizing that dream. We’re so excited to do in depth research on speech recognition technology, AI, and more, and to meet with scientists in these fields.

Check out the Sundance press release HERE.

For more info on the great work the Sloan Foundation is doing, check out their website HERE.

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